I caught up with, Amye Scavarda (@amye), Client Advisor, Acquia, and Leslie Hawthorn (@lhawthorn), Community Manager, Elasticsearch at OSCON 2013 where both gave a talk on how to grow a career, that you’ll enjoy, in the open source world and beyond. Turns out it might not be so hard.
Key highlights include:
- Some old school first steps in taking a look at your work life [Discussed at 0:57]
- Don’t start by trying to improve what you are worst at [Discussed at 2:38]
- How and when should you learn new programming languages? It depends. [Discussed at 4:09]
- Success stories aka how this has worked for Amye [Discussed at 5:24]
You can view the full interview here:
or listen to it here: